Cameron Kelsall ’10


Cameron Kelsall ’10 is an arts and entertainment journalist, with a particular focus on theater and classical music.


Cameron’s byline has appeared in numerous publications, including The Philadelphia Inquirer, American Theatre, Time Out Philadelphia, The Asbury Park Press, Exeunt NYC and Drunken Boat, among others. He is currently the co-chief theater critic and chief opera critic for Broad Street Review, Philadelphia’s leading arts and culture website.

Cameron is an active member of the Outer Critics Circle, American Theatre Critics Association and Music Critics Association of North America. He recently concluded two years of service as a judge for the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, the highest honor in Philadelphia performing arts. He is a sought-after lecturer and moderator on the subjects of theater, opera, classical music and chamber music.

Cameron graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in 2010 with a BA in English and World Literature, with a Creative Writing minor. During his time at MMC, Cameron served as president of the Sigma Tau Delta honors society and Marymount Literary Society, and was editor-in-chief of The Marymount Manhattan Review. Following graduation, he earned a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from Ohio University in Athens, OH, where he served as poetry editor of the nationally recognized literary journal Quarter After Eight.

Cameron lives in Collingswood, NJ, with his husband, Westly Mandoske, an accountant and financial planner. In his spare time, he enjoys playing bridge.